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pendent

adjective pen·dent \ˈpen-dənt\

Simple Definition of pendent

  • : hanging down from above

Full Definition of pendent

  1. 1 :  jutting or leaning over :  overhanging <a pendent cliff>

  2. 2 :  supported from above :  suspended <icicles pendent from the eaves>

  3. 3 :  remaining undetermined :  pending

Examples of pendent

  1. <the dining area is lit by tasteful pendent lamps over the tables>



Variants of pendent

or pen·dant play \ˈpen-dənt\

Origin of pendent

Middle English pendaunt


First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with pendent


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